• Israel strikes Gaza Strip amid tensions over Jerusalem
Israel strikes Gaza Strip amid tensions over Jerusalem

An Israeli tank returned fire. A Jihadist Salafi group in Gaza called the Al-Tawheed Brigades - which does not heed the call from the enclave's dominant force, Hamas, to desist from firing rockets - claimed responsibility for the launches.

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  • Halliburton Company (HAL) Holdings Cut by Verity Asset Management Inc
Halliburton Company (HAL) Holdings Cut by Verity Asset Management Inc

Finally, Janus Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Halliburton by 70.1% in the 1st quarter. Kornitzer Capital Ks invested in 8,800 shares. As per Tuesday, January 5, the company rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and issued a $53.00 price target on shares of Hallib...

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  • Eight-Term GOP Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona Expected to Resign
Eight-Term GOP Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona Expected to Resign

Franks drew national ire in 2013 when he said, " Incidents of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low " - a remark he later said was taken out of context. He said he'd depart in a few weeks. U.S. Democratic Representative John Conyers of MI resigned on Tuesday after accusations of sexual harassment were leveled against him.

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  • PSL final to be held in Karachi, eliminators in Lahore
PSL final to be held in Karachi, eliminators in Lahore

The inaugural match will be played between the defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and the newly inducted team Multan Sultans . The tournament will commence on February 22 with Peshawar Zalmi taking on new entrants Multan Sultans . The final of PSL 2017 was held in Lahore . Mr. Sethi also added that he is hopeful that large people would show up...

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  • 'Unauthorized' GoFundMe page collecting money for Yosif Al-Hasnawi, police say
'Unauthorized' GoFundMe page collecting money for Yosif Al-Hasnawi, police say

Doerr said Hamilton police worked with GoFundMe to shut down the account so no donations could be made. Al-Hasnawi died in hospital after being shot in the stomach Saturday evening near the mosque where he had been attending. Yesterday, investigators released two new photos that appear to show the remaining suspect donning a new haircut. Police...

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  • Trump demands Saudi Arabia allow aid into Yemen 'immediately'
Trump demands Saudi Arabia allow aid into Yemen 'immediately'

Yemen is witnessing one of the world's worst outbreaks of cholera, with almost one million people infected. A Saudi-led coalition, which has been battling the rebels since March 2015, imposed a blockade on rebel-held ports early last month after a missile was sacked at Riyadh airport.

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  • Gujarat Assembly Elections: Campaigning ends for first phase
Gujarat Assembly Elections: Campaigning ends for first phase

With only two days left before Gujarat votes in the first of two-phase elections, mysterious posters have appeared in the state asking the Muslim community to vote for the Congress , projecting Ahmed Patel as its chief ministerial face, which the party says is a mischievous bid to polarise voters.

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  • Kate Middleton Wears Princess Diana's Tiara to The Queen's Winter Party
Kate Middleton Wears Princess Diana's Tiara to The Queen's Winter Party

Here she is wearing the sparkly design for last year's event. (It's also sometimes referred to as Queen Mary's Lover's Knot.) The piece is inspired by a tiara owned by the monarch's grandmother, Princess Augusta of Hesse, who was also the Duchess of Cambridge .

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  • Rep. John Lewis to skip civil rights museum opening due to Trump
Rep. John Lewis to skip civil rights museum opening due to Trump

Talamieka Brice, founder of the Mississippi Chapter of Pantsuit Nation, says she and about 200 others will protest the President's visit at the intersection of High Street and State Street. "No", Moak said. He added that though the opening is meant to be a "special event", "Trump's visit will tamp that down". The national NAACP also disapproved o...

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  • Seoul: N. Korea's new missile could reach Washington
Seoul: N. Korea's new missile could reach Washington

The missile is so much larger than previous versions that Narang suspects it could carry a powerful thermonuclear weapon, regardless of whether the North has managed to make a compact, missile-friendly version. It was the first time a missile was sacked from this location and, unusually, it took place in the dead of night. In a tweet just after ...

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  • Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) Holdings Trimmed by Bank of New York Mellon Corp
Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) Holdings Trimmed by Bank of New York Mellon Corp

In analysts report sent to investors and clients on Thursday, 7 December, equity research analysts at MKM Partners's equities research division decreased the rating for Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE ) shares from the previous "Buy" to a "Neutral". Expedia, Inc . has a 52 week low of $111.88 and a 52 week high of $161.00. One analyst has rated the stock wit...

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  • Turkey begins trial of pro-Kurdish leader over 'terrorist links'
Turkey begins trial of pro-Kurdish leader over 'terrorist links'

Hasip Kaplan a former parliamentary deputy of Demirtas's HDP party, speaking outside the prison, voiced anger over the handling of the hearing. He is charged with leading a terror organization, engaging in terror propaganda and other crimes.

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  • Macron visit to Qatar reaps over 10 bln in contracts
Macron visit to Qatar reaps over 10 bln in contracts

According to French newspaper Le Monde, Qatar was taking up an existing option to buy 12 French Rafale fighter jets from France's Dassault Aviation and had confirmed a 2011 order for 50 Airbus jets. They accuse it of supporting terrorism, a charge Qatar denies. Among the other deals, the French national railway operator SNCF along with the Paris ...

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  • Zardari, Qadri meeting underway in Lahore
Zardari, Qadri meeting underway in Lahore

The PAT chief further said that he has asked his party to keep his container ready. "We will take to the streets with Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri". A meeting is underway at between the former president and PAT chief, wherein Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, Manzoor Watto and Qamar Zaman Kaira are also in presence.

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  • WH Pushes Back on 'Ridiculous' Health Questions Following Trump's 'Slurred Speech'
WH Pushes Back on 'Ridiculous' Health Questions Following Trump's 'Slurred Speech'

Trump's physical will take place at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Sanders' announcement came a day after some questions were raised about the President's health after he appeared to get a dry mouth and slurred his words toward the end of remarks he delivered on Wednesday.

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  • Auto ploughs into crowd in NY - 'multiple people injured'
Auto ploughs into crowd in NY - 'multiple people injured'

One of the people injured was riding a bike. A auto with a badly damaged front, is on the footpath. It wasn't clear what caused the driver to jump the curb.

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  • Erdogan helped Iran evade United States sanctions, Zarrab claims
Erdogan helped Iran evade United States sanctions, Zarrab claims

Reza Zarrab, who has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with USA prosecutors in the case, also said he had complained about Halkbank deputy general manager Mehmet Hakan Atilla to Atilla's former superior on multiple occasions. A day after Zarrab testified that it was Erdogan who ordered billions in transactions to Iran, prosecutors in Turkey seized ...

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  • Morgan Stanley fires former USA lawmaker for misconduct
Morgan Stanley fires former USA lawmaker for misconduct

The woman alleges Ford continued to contact her after the incident, and she eventually requested he cease contact, the report states. She claimed Ford harassed, intimidated and "forcibly grabbed her" in Manhattan several years go. Ford comes from a prominent political family in Tennessee. Ford left Congress in 2007 and has been a managing directo...

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  • Bars and Restaurants Close as Creek Fire Rages Across North LA
Bars and Restaurants Close as Creek Fire Rages Across North LA

She and her family were given just enough time to gather some necessities but not their horses, Padilla said. The devastating blaze destroyed at least 30 homes and prompted mandatory evacuations that affected an estimated 150,000 residents, according to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

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  • Watchdog to investigate Momentum over election spending
Watchdog to investigate Momentum over election spending

He continued that there was "significant public interest" in the Electoral Commission investigating the grassroots group given their high profile. They are £31,980 in England, £3,540 in Scotland, £2,400 in Wales and £1,080 in Northern Ireland - limits which apply in the year leading up to the 8 June election.

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  • More than 400 Nigerians repatriated from Libya
More than 400 Nigerians repatriated from Libya

So far the government said 3,250 have so far returned from the Libyan enclave. At least 401 Nigerians trapped in detention centers across Libya have been repatriated to their home country in the last 24 hours, an official said on Wednesday.

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  • A Judge Issues An Arrest Warrant For A Former Argentinian President
A Judge Issues An Arrest Warrant For A Former Argentinian President

In 2015, Argentina declassified files on two attacks, which devastated the country's Jewish community: the files on the 1994 bombing and documents relating to the 1992 bombing outside the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires that left 29 dead and 200 wounded.

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  • Status Orange snow and ice warning for seven counties
Status Orange snow and ice warning for seven counties

A status yellow snow and ice warning has been put in place for Donegal later today. Up to 3cm of snow over a 24-hour period are possible in parts, weather forecasters have said. It will turn progressively colder as the day progresses, in a strong west to northwest wind and some of the showers will turn wintry later in the day.

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  • U.S. restricts movement of staff, citizens in Pakistan — Travel advisory
U.S. restricts movement of staff, citizens in Pakistan — Travel advisory

This includes any attempted annexation of East Jerusalem as a violation of global law. It called for an emergency summit of the organization's leaders in Istanbul on December 12 and 13, to discuss the repercussions of the declaration and to formulate a unified Islamic position regarding the "dangerous escalation".

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  • Ventura county fire in California burns 65000 acres
Ventura county fire in California burns 65000 acres

A man was doing his best to spray down his house before he could evacuate. He had so little time to escape the wind-whipped Thomas Fire that he couldn't save his cats, or even get his wallet. Public Information Officer Constance Farrell said local fire and police departments as well as libraries remained fully staffed, despite the number of emplo...

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